Reading Time: 4 minutes Ferdinand Berthoud opened his Traité Des Montres À Longitudes, published in 1792, with a description of a vertical watch. Produced two years earlier, this newly developed timepiece was the first in a series featuring a vertically positioned dial. A portable timepiece, on sea and on land Around 1785, Ferdinand Berthoud […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Ferdinand Berthoud devoted his life to experimentation and to passing on his knowledge by publishing numerous specialised works and training apprentices. The Chronomètre FB RSM continues this tradition by enabling a young watchmaker from the University of Neuchâtel to participate in the development of the movement as part of his […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud named “Best Independent Brand” at the Middle East Watch & Jewellery Awards 2021. This award marks the close of an extremely successful year for the Maison, which has been committed since the outset to offering collections inspired by the work of Ferdinand Berthoud.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Geneva Watch Days 2021 – for me: 5 days, 28 brands, 38 meetings (including the social events), a lot of champagne and just a few hours of sleep. But the most important would be the chance to see present and future releases. This will be a short presentation of my […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes With its black DLC-treated steel case, rubber strap, and vertical satin-finish black dial, Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 1.6-3 exudes a sports feel at first sight. Its movement boasts angled sapphire half-bridges, echoing the modernity of its housing.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Only 20 examples of the new Régulateur Squelette movement will be produced and housed in a choice of round or octagonal cases. The calibre FB-T.FC-RS with tourbillon and fusee-and-chain transmission thus heralds a new approach for Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud, enabling collectors to appreciate the rarity of precision mechanics while choosing the […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Mid-August 2020 spoiled us with an impressive amount of exceptional watches. Ferdinand Berthoud released the Chronomètre FB 2RE in two lascivious versions. Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE.1 comes with a white grand feu enamel dial in 18-carat ethical non-rhodium-plated white gold. The Chronomètre FB 2RE.2 comes with a black grand […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes In 1770, Ferdinand Berthoud was awarded the title of “Clockmaker and Mechanic by appointment to the French King and Navy”. Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud is celebrating this 250th anniversary by unveiling a new collection inspired by the Marine Clock No.6: the Chronomètre FB 2RE. This new timepiece reinterprets the architecture and […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes After Chapter 1 and Chapter 2, it is the time for a new episode of Naissance d’une montre. Please check the press release below. This project is realised under the umbrella of Urwerk, Greubel Forsey, Philippe Dufour, Ferdinand Berthoud.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Naissance d’une montre 2 – Chapter 2: To make the Naissance d’une montre 2 project as authentic as possible, Dominique Buser and Cyrano Devanthey, assisted by David Friedli, had to build a watch under the watchful eye of a committee. This committee was not a band of savvy marketing executives, […]